Why in news?
BCCI has now agreed to come under NADA.
What is NADA?
- The NADA is the national organisation responsible for promoting, coordinating, and monitoring the doping control program in sports in all its forms in India.
- It implements anti-doping rules and policies which conform with the World Anti-Doping Agency, cooperates with other anti-doping organisations and promotes anti-doping research and education.
- It is meant for free competition.
- It is formed by the Union Government under the societies Registration Act, 1890.